The Buyer's Guide

Find it, buy it and tell us how you really feel.

  • Overview
  • Reviews
  • Specs
  • Write a Review

Roku 3

from  $114.89+
from  $114.89+
product image
89 Engadget Score
An all-around great product that's among the best in its category. You'll almost certainly be happy.
89

An all-around great product that's among the best in its category. You'll almost certainly be happy.

How we score

The Engadget Score is a unique ranking of products based on extensive independent research and analysis by our expert editorial and research teams. The Global Score is arrived at only after curating hundreds, sometimes thousands of weighted data points (such as critic and user reviews).

Engadget Review

The Roku 3 keeps everything that's made the brand successful and ushers in some welcome improvements, all without boosting the price or ruining the simple setup.

Read Full Review
Pros
  • New UI is a welcome improvement
  • Upgraded CPU eliminates performance issues
  • Simple, capable and relatively cheap
Cons
  • Still no official YouTube or DLNA support
  • No analog AV output

Reviews

83
 
Average Critic Score
Critic Reviews 18
87
 
Average User Score
User Reviews 27
See All Reviews

Specs

Key Specs

Type
Audio / video player
Video services
Netflix, Amazon, Other
Audio services
Napster, Pandora, Rdio, Rhapsody, Spotify, Other
Video outputs
HDMI
Audio outputs
Via HDMI
WiFi
Yes
Ethernet
10/100 [Fast Ethernet]

Write a Review

Tip: We recommend logging in before writing a review

Step 1: Rate and comment on specific criteria

Media support
Video quality
Audio quality
Ease of use
Design and form factor

Step 2: Write a detailed review

Tips: Make sure to include your initial thoughts on using the product, any observations and potentially any issues you might have run into while using it.

Step 3: Finalize your product rating and submit your review

We've calculated your overall product rating based on the average of your criteria ratings above. You can adjust this rating by dragging this slider.
Overall Rating
89 Engadget Score
An all-around great product that's among the best in its category. You'll almost certainly be happy.
89

An all-around great product that's among the best in its category. You'll almost certainly be happy.

How we score

The Engadget Score is a unique ranking of products based on extensive independent research and analysis by our expert editorial and research teams. The Global Score is arrived at only after curating hundreds, sometimes thousands of weighted data points (such as critic and user reviews).

Scores

Engadget

89
 

User Reviews

100
starrsnana
I love the addition of the jack for private listening, and I love the new interface.read more
100
Ryudo
A gadget unicorn - Engadget
90
revotto
The Roku 3 is everything a device update should be. It carries the torch for...read more
Write a Review